Her son lives locally and clears the undergrowth from the backyard once a year. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They are very shy birds, lurking on the ground in the undergrowth of woods or flying very fast along a wood's edge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They rely on thick undergrowth to help protect their young. The Sun (2007)It is now apt to form a dense carpet of undergrowth beneath which little can survive. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The first garden warblers are back in woods with good undergrowth. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The best way of keeping a path open and clear of undergrowth is to have people regularly walking it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We love writing about bands and singers that emerge from the tangled undergrowth and come blinking into the bright glare of publicity. The Sun (2009)He'd struck off the path to scramble up a muddy hillside dense with undergrowth. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You can hardly move in woodland, undergrowth and forests this time of year for folk brandishing baskets. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Underneath the thick undergrowth I could make out a sleeping bag of sorts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are there no longer since a herd of red deer has destroyed all the undergrowth and small trees, and they have nowhere to nest. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Before Italy joined the euro, nobody really paid attention to the political undergrowth there. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They are mainly active by day, and use well trodden paths, but disappear into dense undergrowth when alarmed. Animals of the World (1993)He pushed his way through the thick undergrowth that had long since made the ruins their own, brambles tearing at his shirt and trousers as he passed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As the struggle between the exotic island's warring factions reaches critical mass, further questions emerge from the tangled undergrowth. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， undergrowth 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: undergrowth NOUN
Undergrowth consists of bushes and plants growing together under the trees in a forest.
...plunging through the undergrowth.
undergrowth 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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